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Quotations: Memes Teach Communication

Discovery Demands 5TP

Memes that Teach How to Communicate

“A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.” —Sophocles, The Women of Trachis


  • You may copy, print, and post the memes below if you make no changes to them, their contents, remove the copyright notice, or charge fees to share them. Enjoy!
  • Any memes that are about how to communication should be collected onto this page over time.
  • These memes are organized alphabetically by the title of the meme. The numbering starts at the top.

1. Meme: How to Communicate Using “I” Statements

Communicate with I messages

2. Meme: How to Complain

We can complain only about ourselves.

3. Meme: How to Control Others—10 Ways

10 Ways to Control Others

4. Meme: How to Cure Whiners—Step by Step

The Whiner Cure Formulae

5. Meme: How to Cause Double Binds to Control Others

  • (See #7 “How to Effectively Respond to Double Binds” to get out of the traps.)

12 Step Double-Bind Trap

6. Meme: How to Handle Difficult People—6 Choices

6 Ways to Handle People

7. Meme: How to Effectively Respond to Double Binds

  • (See #5 “How to Cause Double Binds to Control Others” to understand more.)

Double-Bind Responses - Rules for

8. Meme: How to Parent or Supervise

10 Parenting Rules to Learn & Practice

9. Meme: How to Respond Intelligently

intelligent responding

10. Meme: How to Say You Are Sorry

what is said serves what

11. Meme: How to See that Whining Is Irritating

whining is not magic

12. Meme: How to Take Responsibility for What You Say

responsible for what said

13. Meme: How to Talk to Mean People

Mean Talk Causes Internal Suffering

14. Meme: How to Understand How Ego Causes Fights

ego causes fights

15. Meme: How to Understand Passive to Aggressive Styles

Passive to Aggressive with 5TP

16. Meme: How to Understand Perspective

4 Stage Evolution of Perspective

17. Meme: How to Understand 25 Relational Styles

25 Relational Styles from 5TP

18. Meme: How to Understand Trying to Be Right

being right is wrong

Memes to Help You Feel, Think, & Do Better in Life

  1. 3Rs (Recognize, Remove, Replace) Memes
  2. 5 Thinking Positions (5TP) Memes
  3. Book Information Memes
  4. Communication Memes
  5. Feelings & Coping Memes
  6. REBT & CBT Counseling Memes
  7. Self-Esteem & Ego Memes
  8. Thinking Skills Memes